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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Tightness In Back Of Neck

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ENT DR said that my dizziness, light sensitivity, headaches are caused by back of neck tightness/strain, I experience PVC and acidreflux (digestion problems)too should I talk to him about vagus nerve?

ENT DR said that my dizziness, light sensitivity, headaches are caused by back of neck tightness/strain, I experience PVC and acidreflux (digestion problems)too should I talk to him about vagus nerve?

Dysautonomia: Dysautonomia syndrome causes different symptoms alleviated by avoidance of stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D & omega fish oils (www.cardiamin.com, use code: CMC), low dose beta blockers e.g. propranolol 5 to 10mg 2 to 3 times daily and SSRIs e.g. citalopram 5 to 10mg daily. Read Dr. Ronald Hoffman’s MVP book (www.Amazon.com) and visit www.dysautonomiainternational.o ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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For the past 4 months the back of neck and sides feel tight when turning head and all day long done meditation herbs nothing works this is everyday ?

For the past 4 months the back of neck and sides feel tight when turning head and all day long done meditation herbs nothing works this is everyday ?

You need an evaluati: you need to see your physician and have an evaluation.this may be a muscle or pinched nerve or some type of inflammatory arthritis.since it is for four months you need to have it clarified. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this tightness in the back of neck?

How do I get rid of this tightness in the back of neck?

If there's no injury: you are young and it's likely chronic strain...possibly from texting, body building, or other muscular movement. First stop or cut way down on anything that seems to cause or aggravate the tightness. Next is to apply heat, preferably moist, for 15-10 minutes as often as you can, at least 4x daily. One supplement that might help is Magnesium. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can't hurt. Next step is rx muscle relaxant ...Read more

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Dear Dr, feeling in my eyes lights are too bright feel dizzy with very sore sides of neck front and tight jaw knot in back of neck sleep apnea 6 weeks?

Dear Dr, feeling in my eyes lights are too bright feel dizzy with very sore sides of neck front and tight jaw knot in back of neck sleep apnea 6 weeks?

Problems: You must make an appointment as soon as possible to see your doctor. If there is a delay in seeing the doctor I recommend you go to the Emergency Room as soon as you can. Age 33 is a bit young to have all these symptoms. I hope you are not smoking. ...Read more

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Why does cervical spondylosis cause tight muscles in upper back, neck, shoulders? Isn' it just another type of arthritis?

Why does cervical spondylosis cause tight muscles in upper back, neck, shoulders? Isn' it just another type of arthritis?

It could cause: All the stuff that you listed, as it could refer pain to those area. That is inflammation in the facet joints in your neck can lead to pain referred to all those areas. ...Read more

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What are causes/treatments for a tight stiff neck that also hurts in upper back ?

What are causes/treatments for a tight stiff neck that also hurts in upper back ?

Muscle spasms?: sounds like you are having tight muscle cramps. Can get this from stress, poor posture, or certain exercises Would try heat and possibly massage Looking at your med history, stress is a possibility if you could find someone to teach relaxation techniques that could help if any spread of pain down your arms then see your doctor ...Read more

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Tight upper back and neck muscles, what kind of health problems can this cause? Also, is there a specific exercise to release the tension in the areas mentioned?

Tight upper back and neck muscles, what kind of health problems can this cause? Also, is there a specific exercise to release the tension in the areas mentioned?

Massage: Try seeing a massage therapist. They would be able to help decrease the tightness and pain through manual therapy and possibly evaluate the cause of your discomfort. Best of luck! ...Read more